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Journalism

  1. journalism
    Nikole Hannah-Jones Says No to UNCAfter weeks of controversy over her tenure status, the New York Times journalist will instead accept a position at Howard University.
  2. the media
    Substack Is a Scam in the Same Way That All Media IsComplaints about the platform reflect broader discontents with the journalism industry and profession.
  3. poll position
    Should We Stop Paying Attention to Election Polls?Polls are like democracy: bad except as compared to all the alternatives.
  4. burning questions
    Everything You Wondered About the 111 Cuomo Briefings“I know it couldn’t have been easy for you, because it was hell for me, and we all lived it together.”
  5. new york times
    New York Times Publisher Calls Tom Cotton Op-Ed ‘Contemptuous’He reportedly said it “should not have been published.”
  6. george floyd
    CNN Crew Arrested on Live TV During Minneapolis ProtestMinnesota State Police arrested CNN’s Omar Jimenez and his camera crew as they reported on the protests over George Floyd’s death in police custody.
  7. extremely local news
    The West Side Rag Is the Hyperlocal Site We All Wish We Had Right NowBreaking news from Zabar’s Country.
  8. the zucc
    Coronavirus Is Threatening Facebook’s Business ModelThe company is almost always bulletproof, but a pandemic may be the exception to the rule.
  9. coronavirus
    A Frank Talk About Testing, Vaccines, and Twitter TrollsUnpacking coronavirus with infectious-disease reporter Helen Branswell.
  10. politics
    Trump Says He Supports Freedom of Press in Iran, Contrary to Record at HomeOn Twitter, Trump demanded that Iran “let reporters roam free,” though at home journalists are “real sick ones.”
  11. josh hawley
    Smug, Elitist Senator Attacks Middle-Class Journalist As a Smug ElitistJosh Hawley has a lot of damn nerve calling Greg Sargent an “elitist.”
  12. vision 2020
    Should We Cover Biden’s Gaffes? Trump’s Lies Are So Much Worse!Yes, there’s a risk of false equivalency, but Democrats need the opportunity to compare candidates to each other, and not just to Trump.
  13. politics
    First Look Media Is Pivoting. But to What?The company recently shuttered two prestigious sites. Employees are worried about what comes next.
  14. let them eat steak
    Reporters Shouldn’t Toast Sarah Huckabee Sanders for Civility’s SakeJournalists said sharing a farewell drink was was the decent thing to do. But if there was ever a time to reject business as usual, it should be now.
  15. google
    One Company Is Making Money From News and It Rhymes With ‘Shmoogle’A new report states Google made $4.7 billion from the news industry in 2018, boosting calls to share revenue with publishers who are doing the work.
  16. life in pixels
    Does Facebook Have a Leaks Problem?Facebook employees are increasingly talkative and increasingly polarized — and a lot of them have access to private user data.
  17. book excerpt
    My Tumultuous Time at the New York TimesJill Abramson on her lessons in journalism — and management — from editing the New York Times during the great digital disruption.
  18. international affairs
    Everything We Know About the Disappearance and Alleged Murder of Jamal KhashoggiTurkey has alleged that the Washington Post journalist was murdered by the Saudi regime, but it’s not yet clear what has happened.
  19. media
    Time Magazine Sold to Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and Wife Lynne BenioffThe Benioffs said they do not plan to have a role in the magazine’s day-to-day operations and are “honored to be stewards of this iconic brand.”
  20. Business Insider Retracted a Bad Piece — and Set a Terrible PrecedentThere’s a reason retractions are so rare in journalism — and for the health and vibrancy of the craft, they need to stay that way.
  21. obituary
    Tom Wolfe, New York and New Journalism Legend, Dies at 88In a city of people who wear black, the man in the white suit.
  22. awful things
    Twin Suicide Bombings in Afghanistan Kill 29, Including JournalistsThe second bomber targeted people rushing to cover the first blast. AFP’s chief photographer in Afghanistan was among the seven journalists killed.
  23. media
    Time Inc. Saw a Hopeful Future With Meredith. Now They’re Seeking a New Savior.Even as Meredith basks in the celebrity glow of its first Time 100 Gala on Tuesday, the company will be courting buyers for Time and other titles.
  24. Kevin Williamson Won’t Tell Me What Should Happen to Women Who Have AbortionsAfter complaining no one will just ask him, I did. Williamson won’t answer plain questions.
  25. Sinclair Chairman Claims Entire Print Media Has ‘No Credibility’David Smith, whose anchors recite right-wing scripts, said newspapers and magazines are “so left wing as to be meaningless dribble.”
  26. select all
    When Facebook ‘Disrupts’ Journalism, It Degrades Our DemocracyJournalists don’t cover Facebook harshly because it threatens their jobs — they do so because it threatens our republic (and, also, their jobs).
  27. Local News Is Turning Into Trump TV, Even Though Their Viewers Don’t Want ItAmericans prefer unbiased local news. But media consolidation makes it profitable for stations to broadcast biased national news, anyway.
  28. fake news
    Donald Trump Wins His Own Fake News AwardHe finally revealed the winners … in a broken link to the GOP’s website.
  29. Journalist No Longer Facing Jail Time for Asking HHS Secretary a QuestionA West Virginia prosecutor’s office has dropped its charges against Dan Heyman, who was arrested in May for “aggressively” questioning Tom Price.
  30. media
    New York Daily News Sold to Publisher TroncThe company, which was formerly known as Tribune Publishing, also owns the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune.
  31. media
    Mike Cernovich Pivots From Pizzagate to Not-So-Fake NewsThe alt-right favorite is distancing himself from Trump and rebranding as a journalist — “because it really triggers people.”
  32. media
    Megyn Kelly’s Alex Jones Interview Was Less Controversial Than ExpectedCritics said the edited version offered a decent overview of the Infowars host but still had journalistic shortcomings.
  33. media
    Gianforte Apologizes for Assaulting Journalist Who Asked Him a QuestionHe’s agreed to donate $50,000 to the Committee to Protect Journalists as part of a settlement agreement, but he still faces criminal charges.
  34. Why the Right Should Be Worried About Violence Against JournalistsConservative media folk do not have to stop being conservatives to get that their own values and interests are at stake.
  35. media
    HHS Secretary Commends Police for Arresting Journalist Who Asked Him a QuestionPrice notes the reporter approached him in a hallway, “not in a press conference,” and says, “Police acted as they felt necessary.”
  36. media
    Reporter Arrested After Asking Health and Human Services Secretary a QuestionPolice say Dan Heyman was “causing a disturbance,” but he says he was just doing his job.
  37. select all
    Why the White House Is Boosting Mike CernovichThe White House wants to fuzz the boundaries between mainstream, respectable news outlets and utterly gonzo ones as much as possible.
  38. How Should Political Journalists Handicap Elections?Steve Bannon has called out the “elite press” for misjudging the 2016 race. Is now the right moment to take a lesson?
  39. the national circus
    How the Media Did (and Didn’t) Fail in Covering the Rise of Donald Trump“The problem is not that the press is failing to do due diligence; the problem is that many of his [Trump’s] adherents are impervious to that diligence.”
  40. You Can Trust the Echo Chamber About That Controversial Ben Rhodes ProfileDavid Samuels argues that the critical response to his profile of Rhodes illustrates the hopelessness of “open, rational debate” in today’s media climate. He’s wrong.
  41. The Secret Behind Facebook’s Trending Topics BarThe deadpan summaries are written by people acting as algorithms.
  42. Don’t Trust Your CMSIn the digital era, publishing is easier than ever. But so is making mistakes.
  43. media
    Rolling Stone Moves to Dismiss UVA LawsuitThe magazine denies that it provided identifying information about three men wrongly accused of rape.
  44. journalism
    UVA Fraternity Hits Rolling Stone With $25 Million LawsuitMore fallout in the bungled campus-rape exposé.
  45. journalism
    Turkey Reportedly Releases Vice Journalists Arrested Earlier This WeekTheir fixer remains in jail.
  46. journalism
    Vice Journalists Accused of ‘Terror Activity’ in TurkeyTheir translator was also arrested.
  47. foreign affairs
    Egyptian Court Finds Al Jazeera Journalists GuiltyThey have been sentenced to three years in prison, after what was widely considered to be a sham trial. 
  48. media
    The Family Contest to Become the Next New York Times PublisherThree young members of the House of Sulzberger are, politely, battling it out.
  49. campus sexual assault
    Everything We Know About the UVA Rape Case [Updated]A guide to the many questions and controversies raised by the now-debunked Rolling Stone article.
  50. journalism
    Rolling Stone Managing Editor Steps Down in Wake of Botched Rape Story The magazine was also hit with a second defamation suit over the retracted report.
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